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The Story of the Real-Life Alexis Zorbas Unfolds in New Greek Museum

The Alexis Zorbas character in "Zorba the Greek" is one of the most memorable in all of film history and the Nikos Kazantzakis book...

Nikos Kazantzakis: Legacy of “Zorba the Greek” Author Lives On

Nikos Kazantzakis was Greece’s most prolific writer and he remains one of the most famous Greek citizens to have ever lived. A writer of...

Director Yiannis Smaragdis at “Nikos Kazantzakis” Film Advance Premiere in Herakleion (video)

The advance premiere of the long-awaited "Nikos Kazantzakis" movie, took place in Herakleion, Crete on Wednesday, in the presence of director Yiannis Smaragdis and...

Cretan Man Lives Happily in a Handmade Hut on the Beach for 15 Years...

Manolis Giatakis is a happy man. He lives on an islet off Crete, an idyllic place where life expectancy is high and it is...

The Tragic Life of Greece’s Jesus Christ TV Superstar

Alexis Golfis, born in 1948, began acting aged 25 and rose to fame for his portrayal of Jesus Christ in the series “The Greek Passion”, based on the...

Great Greek Books to Read

The summer season is slowly approaching and plans for some down time are starting to take shape. This is a perfect time to choose...

February 18: Great Greek Writer Nikos Kazantzakis was Born

The famous Greek writer and poet, Nikos Kazantzakis was born on February 18, 1883 and died on October 26, 1957.  He became globally known after...

What Kind of Books Do Greeks Read?

Greeks love books and enjoy reading before falling asleep at night, even more so on the beach during the summertime. During the recession in...

The Greek ‘Moustaki’: A mustache with history!

Men can change their style just by shaving. They wake up in the morning and depending on their mood, they can have a beard...

Greece Was Feta for Scottish Couple

At the same time many Greeks are forced to abandon their country because of the crisis, a couple of Scottish journalists took their dog...

Kazantzakis’ Letters Show His Thoughts

Newly-found letters of Nikos Kazantzakis, perhaps Greece's greatest novelist, have brought out some of his thoughts about his most renowned work, Zorba the Greek,...

“Kazantzakis and the Arab World” Exhibition at Egyptian Cultural Centre of Athens

“Kazantzakis and the Arab World” is the title of the pending exhibition to be hosted at the Egyptian Cultural Centre of Athens from February...

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